Photos courtesy of Michelle Whitaker


Gardner residents provided a candlelight vigil along Main Street for SSGT Trey Smith June 5. Smith, Fayetteville, NC, formerly of Gardner, passed away May 25, 2020. He graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 2014. While in high school, Smith participated in football and track for GEHS. Memorial contributions may be made to Mission 22 on behalf of SSG Trey Smith www.mission22.com.